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envisage

[ en-viz-ij ]SEE DEFINITION OF envisage

Synonyms for envisage

  • confront
  • consider
  • image
  • picture
  • regard
  • visualize
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Antonyms for envisage

  • disregard
  • ignore
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENVISAGE

And he was horror enough for any man in my circumstances to envisage.

Vainly I rack my brains to envisage the manner of their passing.

Polter continued standing, I could envisage his sardonic grin.

He did not at first envisage his own plight in definite and comprehensible terms.

Desperately I tried to envisage a situation so utterly beyond reason.

He attempted to envisage what attrition meant where millions were engaged.

In his heart, however, Uncle could not envisage Alfred as a prisoner.

Our minds, too, are not different in the Object which they envisage.

She could envisage the point of view of Kit's mother only too well, and sympathise with it.

I could envisage our weapons, useless from the lack of power.

WORD ORIGIN

1778, from French envisager "look in the face of," from en- "cause to" (see en- (1)) + visage "face" (see visage). Related: Envisaged; envisaging.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ENVISAGE

cogitate

verbthink deeply about
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